Does the Frontier Experience Make America Exceptional?
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Description: In 1893, Frederick Jackson Turner set forth his thesis that the frontier made America unique. The five works in this volume include Turner's speech and modern essays that examine how the frontier informs questions of American identity.
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Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Bedford/Saint Martin's
Publication date: 4/16/1999
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.25" long x 0.25" tall
|A Note for Students|
|The Frontier and American Exceptionalism|
|Frederick Jackson Turner and the Frontier|
|Historians and the Turner Thesis|
|Some Current Questions|
|How was the idea of the "frontier" born?|
|The Significance of the Frontier in American History|
|How has the idea of the frontier shaped our imagination?|
|When Frederick Jackson Turner and Buffalo Bill Cody Both Played Chicago in 1893|
|Whose frontier is it?|
|Frederick Jackson Turner Overlooked the Ladies|
|Is the frontier idea still valid for the twenty-first century?|
|The Life of an Idea: The Significance of Frederick Jackson Turner's Frontier Thesis|
|Will region replace frontier?|
|New West, True West: Interpreting the Region's History|
|How should we interpret the frontier/West?|
|Western History: Why the Past May Be Changing|
|Suggestions for Further Reading|